“Pay only Rs 1 per day (Rupee one only). Like never before, the Modi government has started a new scheme exclusively for the Indian Army Battle Casualties and Weapon Purchase. The government has opened a bank account where people can donate funds directly to the Army Welfare Account which will be used for purchasing weapons for the Indian Army and providing facilities for war casualties.The message then goes on giving details of a Syndicate Bank branch account where those willing to can deposit whatever amount they may want. Like most WhatsApp messages, people are casting doubts on its veracity. Yes, the message is wrong at places but not entirely wrong.
Clarification on the Issue of Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties pic.twitter.com/U3BjOcwK5t— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) September 2, 2016
The money received by the Indian Army is not meant for the purchase of weapons but for the families of the martyrs.Fund Name: ARMY WELFARE FUND BATTLE CASUALTIES Bank Name: SYNDICATE BANK Branch: SOUTH BLOCK, DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS, NEW DELHI – 110011 Branch Code: 9055 IFSC Code: SYNB0009055 Account NO: 90552010165915